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Peru: First Impressions

We left Rio early and boarded the flight to Lima where we had to change to arrive in Cusco around 7 hours later. What was annoying is that in Lima (which was clouded in depressing grey fog) we had to collect our bags, re-check in and go through security rather than just a straight transfer. 407 more words


Bucket List Destination: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Before I die, a Latin American destination where I’d like to take an expedition to is to Buenos Aires, Argentina. South America’s second largest country, Argentina is a mystical place. 109 more words

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Road Trip: Salta to Cachi, Argentina

Hiring a car for our road trip from Salta to Cachi to Cafayate and back was surprisingly easy and stress free. We hired our 4×4 from Budget, just a couple of blocks away from our hotel. 343 more words


Extent of the Jesuits

Córdoba, Jesús María, Colonia Caroya and Alta Gracia (5 – 7 December 2013)

It was a 10 hour bus ride through the night to Cordoba. The bus that I was on was really quite comfortable. 1,980 more words


Tablet or Netbook? Which makes to ideal travelling companion?

Firstly I would immediately discount taking a laptop with you, they are generally to large and bulky. Admittedly they are getting thinner and thinner, but the money you spend on a top lightweight laptop is to much to risk. 582 more words

Getting the good views

I got the window seat on my flight from Buenos Aires to Bariloche; truly the best spot you can get on a domestic flight. It gave me a chance to enjoy the scenery while we crossed endless Argentina. 198 more words


Day eleven: Daphne and Pinzon, Galápagos

  • Sickness tablets: check
  • Snorkel gear: check
  • Wet suits: check
  • More wrong guesses on which two of the children are twins: check

An early start today – we’re off on a boat trip to the islands of Pinzon and Daphne plus a small bay north on Santa Cruz.  457 more words

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